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Dong Cuong Temple

Dong Cuong Temple, also called Mau Thuong Ngan, is about 50km from the city of Yen Bai, on the right bank of the Red River, set amidst picturesque scenery, where the mountains and rivers harmoniously meet.


The temple is dedicated to Ve Quoc and the national heroes who fought against the Nguyen Mong (Mongolian) aggressors in the 13th century. The temple is also dedicated to Duc Ong.

Archaeologists have found many remains of the Son Vi culture (post-stone age period)in the Dong Cuong Temple area.

Temple festval is helt yearly and a great festival is helt every three year in the first and the ninth month of the lunar year. In the first month, a white buffalo is used to worship but a black one is used in the ninth month. In festival days, local people have a Thuong Ngan Queen statue procession to Ghenh Ngai temple.

In addition, there are many traditional games such as dancing, singing, shuttlecock throwing, wrestling, etc. Every year, temple festival attracts many near and far visitors in Vietnam travel to here.

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